Table 7_1_1-2d

2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports

The National Healthcare Quality Report (NHQR) is a comprehensive national overview of quality of health care in the United States. It is organized around four dimensions of quality of care: effectiveness, patient safety, timeliness, and patient centeredness.

Table 7_1_1.2d
Adults with a major depressive episode in the last 12 months who received treatment for depression in the last 12 months,a by education, United States, 2007
  TotalLess than high schoolHigh school graduateAt least some college
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 64.51.365.22.865.32.263.91.9
Age18–4457.61.454.13.256.32.459.51.8
45–6475.42.379.84.779.63.771.33.7
65 and overDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
GenderMale57.82.461.55.261.93.553.93.7
Female68.01.467.63.567.02.868.62.0
RaceWhite only66.81.365.73.268.12.266.42.0
Black only52.64.3DSUDSUDSUDSU46.45.9
Asian onlyDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
NHOPI onlyDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
AI/AN onlyDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Multiple racesDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
EthnicityHispanic53.94.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Non-Hispanic65.91.370.72.966.32.264.22.0
County typeMSA63.21.562.83.563.72.663.02.1
Non-MSA70.72.373.44.370.24.069.53.5

a Major depressive episode (MDE) is defined as a period of at least 2 weeks when a person experienced a depressed mood or loss of interest or pleasure in daily activities and had a majority of the symptoms of depression as described in the 4th edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV). Treatment is defined as seeing or talking to a medical doctor or other professional or using prescription medication for depression in the past year. Respondents with unknown data for past year MDE measures or unknown treatment data were excluded.

DSU - Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

Key: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; NHOPI: Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander; MSA: metropolitan statistical area; SE: standard error.

Source: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health.

Current as of March 2010
Internet Citation: Table 7_1_1-2d: 2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr09/7_mentalhealthsubstanceabuse/T7_1_1-2d.html